Under proposals being brought to Cabinet, employers will told to guarantee a minimum number of paid sick days annually from 2022. Photograph: iStock

Greater sick pay rights are to be extended to all workers from next year, with employers told to guarantee a minimum number of paid sick days annually(...)

The trade union movement said Defence Forces personnel should enjoy the same basic employment rights as every other worker. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Government proposals for a separate pay review body for Defence Forces personnel could undermine a process in place for over 50 years for determining (...)

The scientific work on this technique was done at UCD and also at the Mater Hospital, with technological collaboration from IBM Research.

A surgical technique using artificial intelligence, a camera, and dyes, which enables surgeons to “see” tumours in real-time and have a far better cha(...)

 Tánaiste Leo Varadkar wrote directly to Facebook raising the concerns of staff who work with Covalen, a service provider to the social media giant. Photograph: Getty Images

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar was told there was no mechanism for investigating work-related stress on a par with that for investigating workplace accidents i(...)

Former Debenhams workers protesting outside the store on Henry Street in April 2021. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Former Debenhams workers have voted to accept a revised €3 million training fund, bringing to an end a bitter 406-day dispute. Acceptance of the offe(...)

The plan calls for changes to the use of office space arising from more flexible ways of working including blended working. Photograph: iStock

The Government is seeking to introduce greater flexibility in working arrangements, to increase opening hours for offices dealing with the public and (...)

The plan would see legislative reforms introduced over the medium term. Photograph: iStock

The Government is to introduce new legislative reforms over the medium term to enhance the rights of employees facing collective redundancies followin(...)

The Supreme Court had found recently that two aspects of the existing Workplace Relations Commission legislation introduced in 2015 were incompatible with the Constitution. Photograph: Alan Betson

Some hearings that have already commenced before the Workplace Relations Commission may have to be restarted on foot of a recent landmark ruling by th(...)

Revenue is a priority creditor under insolvency law

A Government Minister has suggested it will be possible for taxes owed by struggling small businesses to be written down in new “examinership-lite” pr(...)

 Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar  TD arriving at Government Buildings for a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Low Pay Commission has been asked by the Government to look at the design of a “living wage” for workers in an Irish context. As part of its stud(...)

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